Injuries reported in crash on FM 105 in Vidor

Published 8:20 am Thursday, April 25, 2019

Press Release — At approximately 8:00p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a multiple vehicle crash in Orange County.  The crash occurred at the intersection of FM 105 and Lakeview Cutoff.

Preliminary reports indicate that a KIA passenger vehicle was traveling northbound on FM 105.  The Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling southbound on FM 105.  The driver of the KIA attempted to make a left turn onto Lakeview Cutoff and pulled into the path of the Chevrolet pickup truck.  The KIA was struck on the passenger-side door.

The driver of KIA, 39-year-old female from Lumberton, was transported to a local hospital.  Her injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

The passenger of the KIA, a minor child, was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 41-year-old man from Vidor, was also transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

Names will not be released until family members have been notified of this serious crash.

All northbound and southbound traffic lanes of FM 105 were closed for approximately 45 minutes, but have since reopened.

This is an ongoing investigation and additional details are unavailable at this time.

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